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Korean Air Announces 2018 Winter Schedule, Launches New Routes

Seoul-based Korean Air has announced changes to its flight schedule for the 2018 winter season, which include the launch of new routes.

Zela Aviation Coordinates Mongolian Airlines’ First Caribbean Flight

Zela Aviation recently coordinated MIAT Mongolian Airlines’ first flight to the Caribbean, as its General Sales Agent (GSA) for ACMI.

Booking.com: Greece Among Top Global Food Destinations

Greece ranks fourth on a list of top food destinations around the world, as endorsed by the travelers of online booking platform Booking.com.

#GirlGanginMykonos: HotelBrain – Calzedonia Online Campaign Reaches 10m Followers

As part of the #GirlGanginMykonos campaign, HotelBrain and Calzedonia hosted 12 international fashion bloggers on Mykonos and triggered the interest of 10 million followers.

Hong Kong Airlines Signs Codeshare Agreement with Asiana

Hong Kong Airlines and Asiana Airlines have entered into a codeshare partnership, offering passengers additional flights between Hong Kong and Seoul.

Hong Kong Airlines & Air Seychelles Signed Codeshare Agreement

Hong Kong Airlines and Air Seychelles have signed a codeshare agreement to provide travellers with enhanced connections in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

Etihad To Launch Six New Routes In First Half Of 2015

Etihad Airways will launch six new routes in the first half of 2015, increasing its total number of routes to 107.

Etihad Airways, Korean Air Expand Code Share Agreement

Etihad Airways has expanded its code share agreement with Korean Air, South Korea's largest airline, to include six new destinations.

Athens Welcomes the London Speaker Bureau

The Greek office of the London Speaker Bureau group recently began operation through Zita Congress & Travel in order to cover Greece and the whole of Southeast Europe.

Qatar Airways Rewards Travel Agents

Qatar Airways recently held an event for its annual "Travel Agents Awards," attended by some one hundred members of the travel and tourism sector. The awards covered the most significant areas of Qatar Airway's activity.

British Airways Gives Children a Voice

British Airways recently invited twelve young travelers from all over the world to its London headquarters in Waterside, in order to participate in a kid's council that would inquire into the needs of this age group.

Government Expands Ties with Asia

Boosting tourism and trade with Asia was a key theme last month, with the government signing agreements with South Korea and Thailand. Progress also was made on direct flights to Beijing.

Forty-nine New Hellenic Tourism Organization Offices Planned

The tourism ministry is planning to establish 49 new Hellenic Tourism Organization offices around the world, in addition to the current 23 international offices, Tourism Development Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos said during a press conference called last month.

Huge New York Company Buys European Travel Giants Octopus and Gullivers Travel

Cendant Corporation recenlty announced that it has agreed to acquire privately held, UK-based Gullivers Travel Associates, the trading name of Donvand Ltd., and Octopus Travel Group Ltd. (together: "Gullivers") for approximately $1.1 billion in cash.

Athens One of World’s Most Expensive Cities

Athens ranks as the 71st most expensive city worldwide, according to the Mercer Human Resource Consulting's first cost of living survey for 2003, against a placing of 111th last year. Using New York as a base measure of 100, the semi-annual survey, which covers 144 cities,...

Galant Represents All Nippon In Greece

Athens-based Galant Ltd has been awarded general sales agent in Greece for All Nippon Airways. The Japanese carrier began flying in 1974. Today, it is the world's sixth biggest passenger carrier.